Author Tags: Outdoors
See R.M. Patterson entry.
Born in pre-Castro Cuba as the only son of Canadian missionaries, Finch is a Calgary-based historian. In addition to his biography of B.C. writer R.M. Patterson, R.M. Patterson: A Life of Great Adventure (Touchwood 2009), his titles include Albertans Investing in Alberta; Legendary Horsemenb: Images of the Canadian West; Fields of Fire: An Illustrated History of Canadian Petroleum; Much Brain and Sinew: The Brooks Aqueduct Story; Glacier House Rediscovered; Calgary, A Decade of Heritage; and Traces Through Time: The History of Geophysical Exploration for Petroleum in Canada.